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DanmanBob
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Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 467
   Posted 5/1/2008 5:18 PM (GMT -6)   
Hope you enjoy this forum...and hope your recovery is a speedy and complete one.
 
DanMan
Danman Bob, Born 1951
Nerve-sparing, open prostate surgery November 13, 2007
Gleason score 9, PSA 14; Biopsy result - 9 of 12 sticks showed cancer
Post-op pathology stated that cancer was confined to the prostate
Unrelated surgery January 2008 delayed incontinence recovery, which is now showing good signs of improvement (fraction of a pad a day as of late April 2008)
100 MG Viagra 3 times a week beginning December 2007
Osbon Erec-Aid Esteem manual pump for therapy beginning mid-February 2008
30 MG papaverine/1 MG phentolamine bimix injections beginning late April 2008
Five week post-op PSA 0.2, five month post-op PSA 0.1, next test August 2008


Tony Crispino
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8128
   Posted 5/1/2008 6:24 PM (GMT -6)   
JFK said...
JustJulie, if you still have your map up, you can also add a Buckeye. I live in Columbus, Ohio and will be celebrating two weeks of prostate-free existence tomorrow. I had robotic surgery performed at Riverside Hospital in Columbus.

Hello to all members and thanks for access to a great forum.


Columbus, Ohio Age 57
Diagnosed: 2-25-08
PSA: 7.3
Gleason Score: 3+3=6
Stage: T1c
Gland volume: 71 grams
Robot. Prostatectomy: 4-18-08 Riverside Methodist Hospital
Surgeon: Dr. John Burgers
Tumor volume: Less than 5% of prostate.
No extraprostatic extension

Tony Crispino
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   Posted 5/1/2008 6:26 PM (GMT -6)   

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Tony Crispino
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 8128
   Posted 5/1/2008 6:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi JFK,
A fine greeting from our friend DanmanBob and a big hello from HealingWell. This is the finest site on the web I could find for patient to patient interaction. Sorry you are have had to find us, but you will get great support from our members. I Hope you stay with us as you too will be of great help for others as well. Welcome aboard.

Tony
Age 45 (44 when Dx)
Pre-op PSA was 19.8
Surgery on Feb 16, 2007 @ The City of Hope
Post-Op Pathology: Gleason 4+3=7, positive margins, Stage pT3b (Stage III)
HT began in May, '07 with Lupron and Casodex 50mg
IMRT radiation for 38 Treatments ending August 3, '07
Current PSA (1/08): <0.1
I will continue HT until May '09. 
Years in Remission (3/23/07): 1
Visit my Journey at:
 
STAY POSITIVE!
 
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ChrisR
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Date Joined Apr 2008
Total Posts : 831
   Posted 5/1/2008 6:35 PM (GMT -6)   

JFK,

I also am in Columbus, Ohio.   I was going to get a consult from Burgers as well.  

Hope all is well.....

 

 


KrisP
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 162
   Posted 5/1/2008 7:09 PM (GMT -6)   
Welcome Mr. President (JFK)
I normally don't get to say those words so I'm glad you checked in and gave me the opportunity. Any way hope all is well and all the best
Kris
 
Biopsy done 3/2008
Pathology report: Gleason 6 (3+3), involving left lobe
DRE=15gm with indurated left base and mid prostate
Cores positive: left base medial, left base lateral, left mid medial and left mid lateral (4 of 12)
Clinical stage t2b.
Prostate Carcinorna 185
DaVinci Surgery on 4/21/2008 in Austin by Dr Randy Fagin.
Pathologist report upgraded to a Gleason 7 (3+4)
Clinical stage upgraded also to a T3a
Margin Clear


JFK
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Date Joined Apr 2008
Total Posts : 14
   Posted 5/6/2008 7:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for the welcome - sorry I didn't acknowledge sooner - I just didn't see it until this evening.

I'm glad to be here and happy to help if I can. I'm truly blessed.

Chris - I can't say enough good things about Dr. Burgers and would encourage you to see him.

Kris - I've never been a President, but I am a

John yeah
Columbus, Ohio Age 57
Diagnosed: 2-25-08
PSA: 7.3
Gleason Score: 3+3=6
Stage: T1c
Gland volume: 71 grams
Robot. Prostatectomy: 4-18-08 Riverside Methodist Hospital
Surgeon: Dr. John Burgers
Tumor volume: Less than 5% of prostate.
No extraprostatic extension or seminal vesicle invasion.
Margins were free of tumor.

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